The Okanagan is one of the most desirable places to live and vacation. Kelowna which happens to be one of the fastest growing cities in Canada is home to fantastic championship Kelowna golf stay and play from designers like Nicklaus, McBroom, Cooke, Furber and many others. The terrain, climate, and abundance of yearly sunshine make for a perfect location for great golf featuring rolling fairways and beautiful vistas. Compliment your golf package with wonderful BC wine tasting to sample some of the finest wines your palette will experience. Getting to Kelowna is easy with daily flights from most major Western Canadian Airports as well as major highways from the west and east. Accommodations range from budget-conscious hotels to full service lake-side resorts. Find out about more Kelowna Golf
As one of the fastest growing golf destinations in the country, Kamloops is also one of the best values for golf in Canada. Arrive by air or by car, Kamloops is located on Highway #1 – Trans Canada Highway – and is also a great choice for family fun too. Wonderful hotels and resorts offer attractive pricing while an array of dining and shopping are close by. But the local golf scene must be included with any vacation. Courses like Rivershore, Sunrivers, The Dunes and Sunpeaks are must plays along with the award-winning Tobiano. Designer Thomas McBroom created a masterpiece along the shores of Kamloops Lake that can play over 7300 yards from the tips. Combine a Kamloops Golf Package and experience what the Okanagan Golf Region is all about.
Known as a boaters destination, it’s quickly becoming a hidden gem for travellers who also want to keep their feet dry on wonderful golf courses. Located a short drive east of the Kamloops region the Shuswap features challenging courses designed for all levels of player. Enjoy the tree-lined fairways and two-tiered greens at Salmon Arm GC or immerse yourself with mountain and lake vistas, elevation drops and more at Hyde Mountain GC on Lake Mara. The Graham Cooke-designed Talking Rock Resort flows along the shore of Lake Shuswap and features tall pine trees and rugged bunkers. Shuswap Lake Estates will test the long hitter with some tempting risk and reward opportunities but is a treat to play for all skill levels. Canoe Creek GC offers a little bit of the British Isles with over 7000 yards of open fields, grass-faced bunkers, immaculate greens and wonderful water features.
More than just a world-class ski destination, Whistler is also an incredible destination for first-class golf. With architects like Jack Nicklaus and his award-winning Nicklaus North to Arnold Palmer and his first Canadian design at Whistler GC, this is a great choice to experience west coast BC golf at its finest. Don’t forget to add Big Sky GC (just north of Whistler) for a lesson or two (great golf academy) as well as Chateau Whistler GC carved on the side of Blackcomb Mountain with elevation drops, ravines and waterfalls. This is one of the few worldwide destinations where May can bring a full day of both skiing in the morning and 18 holes in the afternoon. Accommodations range from mid-priced hotels to 5-star resorts, multi-bedroom villa and condo rentals. An evening stroll through Whistler Village is a must which features pubs, restaurants, shops and much more. Consider a Whistler Golf Vacation today.
By plane or ferry, plan to spend an extended golf vacation on Vancouver Island. There are so many great course options from top to bottom plus a few things to do off the golf course. In the north, be sure to play Storey Creek, Pheasant Run, Morningstar and Crown Isle. These are all wonderful designs for all levels of golfer. The central part of the Island includes great courses like Fairwinds, Duncan Meadows, Cowichan G&CC and the popular Arbutus Ridge. You’ll need extra time in the Victoria area playing courses like Olympic View, Cordova Bay, newly opened Highland Pacific and the 36-holes of Nicklaus design at Bear Mountain. With its moderate climate, many of these courses are available to play all year long and the only destination in Canada where that can happen. Don’t forget the many shopping, dining and tourist attractions that will make a Vancouver Island golf package complete.
Located west of Kimberley and Cranbrook, the Kootenay golf region offers exceptional mountain golf at very good value and its quickly becoming a popular destination for Alberta and central BC golfers. With challenging and beautiful courses like Creston GC, Balfour and Christina Lake, Granite Pointe, Castlegar, Rossland-Trail GC, Kokanee Springs or head a little north to play Revelstoke where you’ll find that the great choices are endless and so are the memories. The 18-hole Les Furber design at Redstone Resort is gathering very good reviews. Stay in a variety of accommodation styles or bring the trailer and find that perfect camping spot either close to Kootenay Lake or inland among the many mountain campgrounds. Be sure to take in the local air and fantastic scenery and be sure to bring a camera.
Columbia Valley Golf
Nestled between the Purcell and Rocky Mountain ranges and bordered by the Columbia River, this region is a haven for classic BC golf. Located just 2 hours drive west of Banff or fly into Cranbrook and find that the valley features warm water lakes, beautiful beaches, hot springs, adventure and… a great golf vacation! Play courses like St. Eugene, Cranbrook, Kimberley, Shadow Mountain and Trickle Creek in the south or Eagle Ranch, Copper Point (36 holes), Fairmont Hot Springs (36 holes), Grey Wolf at Panorama or Radium Hot Springs (36 holes) in the north. Wildlife is abundant where deer, elk and bear sightings are common on most courses. Accommodations range from mid-priced hotels to full service resorts and multi-bedroom condos some with lake or mountain views. Book a BC Kootenay / Rockies Golf Package this season.